The school's principal later clarified that the student wasn't in violation of the dress code. Now, the girl's mother is worried about teachers and administrators issuing violations based on their opinions.
Jordan Halane was found unconscious in his classroom by another teacher and was rushed to a local hospital, where he later died. No student was present, and Halane's classroom was not directly accessible to students.
At an award ceremony at an elementary school in Charlotte, N.C., a mother photographed a little girl walking around holding a can of Bud Light as the girl's mother took pictures of her.
Laurens Middle School was doing a compulsory dress-code inspection when a teacher took Ethan Orr to the principal's office for an "emerging hole" in his jeans.
"Remove Katherine from the picture and stand one of the other kids from her class (or your child) in her spot."
One offended parent said, "Talk about the skirts, tell them what to wear, but do not mention #metoo in that same context. They’re really implying that these girls are asking for it by showing their legs."
In a surveillance video taken from the hallway in Goose Creek Elementary School in Goose Creek, S.C., the child can be seen being physically kicked out of the classroom.
Representatives of an elementary school in Charlotte, N.C., are incensed over what they interpreted as a racist comment toward students — many of whom are minorities — visiting a pumpkin patch on a field trip.
The school district has reaffirmed students' rights to express themselves when it comes to politics.
A cross-country runner is kicking up dust about a high school dress code that requires athletes to wear shirts at all times regardless of their gender or sport.
One student recalls "misogynistic undertones" in the way that the violation was brought to her attention.
The girl's mother recorded the principal reportedly telling other school officials that she was "sick" of the student and expressing doubt about her allegations against a classmate.
Jennifer Britton has since pulled her 6-year-old son, Noah, who has special needs, out of the school to homeschool him.
The eighth-grade history teacher refused to give 50 percent credit to students who didn't turn in any work.
According to the upset mom, her suspended daughter was told she "needed to consider the guys in her class and their hormones when choosing her wardrobe."
"A male administrator came to (the) classroom, told her she needed to consider the guys in her class and their hormones when choosing her wardrobe."
Although the Texas school district's dress code states that "boys may not wear makeup," students are working with administrators to find common ground.
The ACLU stepped in after there were concerns about the school's enforcement of the dress code, which had been revised to allow leggings.
A school in Georgia sent a "consent to paddle form" home to parents after reinstating the old-school method of punishment.
"When Nike signs an anti-American thug to represent their brand, I will not support, wear, purchase, or endorse their product. Bye-bye Nike," the principal wrote on Facebook.
As high school students arrived at Marion P. Thomas Charter School in Newark, N.J., on the first day of class, they weren't expecting to be rejected at the door. That's exactly what happened.
"He said he felt it in his soul not to hit the kid back," his mother wrote on Facebook.